Merchant, soldier, sage : a history of the world in three castes /

Outlines a reinterpretation of modern history that explores a continuing struggle among three prevailing power groups--the merchant, soldier, and sage--and traces how they have vied for dominance throughout recent centuries.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Priestland, David
Format: Book
Published: New York : The Penguin Press, 2013.
Edition:First American edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Caste struggles
  • Iron fist, velvet glove
  • Hubris and catastrophe: the first merchant age
  • The age of whiz
  • Davos man.